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Two EASE Council Videos Detail Benefits Of Industry Group Membership

Working together to educate facility owners and operators about the importance of safer, healthier, and more ergonomically correct workplaces, the members of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI are encouraging other manufacturers of this type of ...
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Supercharge Ergonomics And Productivity With These Solutions

Improving workplace ergonomics is often associated with reducing the risk of injury for employees performing strenuous, repetitive, or awkward movements to do their jobs. However, improving ergonomics by fitting the work to the workers—regardless of their size, age, or physical ...
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E-Commerce And Ergonomics: The Evolution Of Lift Assist Devices To ...

The latest findings from Digital Commerce 360 confirm what many in retail distribution already knew: that COVID-19 prompted exponential growth in online shopping and e-commerce order fulfillment. In the U.S., e-commerce grew 32% in 2020, and tapered back to 14.2% ...
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3 Considerations When Adding Industrial Ergonomics Solutions

According to the National Safety Council, the total cost of work-related injuries in 2019 was $171.0 billion. That total includes $53.9 billion in wage and productivity losses, $35.5 billion in medical expenses, and $59.7 billion in administrative expenses. Further, 70 ...
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Reduce Inefficiencies And Injuries By Combining Ergonomic Solutions With Lean ...

While they may focus on different areas, there’s a natural synchrony between the principles of Lean manufacturing processes and ergonomic practices: both seek to eliminate waste and downtime while boosting efficiencies. Operations with Lean manufacturing initiatives continuously work toward minimizing ...
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Ergonomic Equipment, Best Practices Reduce Risk Of Repetitive Motion Injury

When considering the primary cause of on-the-job musculoskeletal injuries, most people likely envision a one-time event, such as an employee lifting a heavy box while bending from the waist instead of their knees or twisting in an awkward position to ...
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Automation: A Friend Or Foe To Ergonomics?

The number one cause of occupational, lost time injuries is bodily reaction to overexertion, which — according to the National Safety Council — accounts for over 30% of days missed. That injury rate of 27 per 10,000 full-time workers is ...
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Why Amazon’s Focus On Injury Prevention Will Likely Improve Ergonomics ...

When Amazon announced its new WorkingWell program — an effort to improve employee health issues and reduce the risk of injuries — in May 2021, the company’s high-profile emphasis on ergonomics established its leadership position among competitors. The company, perhaps ...
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Reducing The Risk Of Shoulder Injuries With Ergonomic Assist Equipment

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses that required days away from work in 2019, shoulder injuries ...
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Lower The Chance Of Back Injuries With Ergonomic Solutions

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe In 2019, 4,790 workers employed in the general warehousing and storage industry experienced a back injury that kept them off the job for multiple days, ...